to steal, generally opportunistically, that is, to take everything that isn't nailed down as soon as the owner has his/her/its (possibly proverbial) back turned; etymology: Named for the Chicago suburb of Elgin, Illinois (see other entries for "elgin"), part of Illinois' "Coalition of Crime": Aurora, Decatur, East St. Louis, and Elgin.
Loquo: We left the hotel with more bags of sh*t than we came in with. The cleaning lady came in, and the room was already clean. LOL, man we elgin-ed everything!
DP: Did you elgin the free towels down at the pool?
Loquo: Naw, man, I forgot. Next time, though!
DP: Man, I wheeled the whole cart outside; threw it in the truck; passed out towels like beers, when I got back to campus.